The table below looks at the statistics for the Social Media Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media Manager
Rank 872 845 904
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Social Media Manager 43 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.031% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 10
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% +15.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £17,500 £32,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +35.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Social Media Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Media Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Social Media Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Media Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Media Manager within the UK.

Social Media Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Social Media Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media Manager over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Social Media Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Media Manager
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 43 £32,500 +14.03% 1
London +5 29 £32,500 +14.03% 1
South East -2 13 - -
Berkshire - 7 - -
Surrey +1 6 - -
Maidenhead - 6 - -
Weybridge - 6 - -
City of London +16 2 - -
South Yorkshire -23 1 £17,500 -46.15%
Yorkshire -42 1 £17,500 -46.15%
Doncaster - 1 £17,500 -
Reading - 1 - -

Social Media Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Social Media Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Social Media Manager in their job title.

1 79 (100.00%) Social Media
2 54 (68.35%) Marketing
3 44 (55.70%) Twitter
4 38 (48.10%) Facebook
5 30 (37.97%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (21.52%) Blog
8 16 (20.25%) Analytics
9 14 (17.72%) B2B
9 14 (17.72%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (16.46%) Google
10 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
10 13 (16.46%) Degree
11 12 (15.19%) Pay per click
12 10 (12.66%) Advertising
13 9 (11.39%) SEO
13 9 (11.39%) Finance
13 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
13 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.13%) Project Management
14 8 (10.13%) Internet
14 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
15 7 (8.86%) SQL
15 7 (8.86%) VBA
15 7 (8.86%) Photoshop
15 7 (8.86%) Adobe
15 7 (8.86%) Multimedia
15 7 (8.86%) Data Management
15 7 (8.86%) Strategic Planning
15 7 (8.86%) Web Analytics

Social Media Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Social Media Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Social Media Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) Internet
2 6 (7.59%) 3G
2 6 (7.59%) 4G
2 6 (7.59%) Broadband
General
1 54 (68.35%) Marketing
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.66%) Advertising
4 9 (11.39%) Finance
5 7 (8.86%) Multimedia
6 4 (5.06%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 79 (100.00%) Social Media
2 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (21.52%) Blog
4 7 (8.86%) Data Extraction
4 7 (8.86%) Visualisation
5 6 (7.59%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.80%) Photography
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.53%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (1.27%) Open Source
8 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (20.25%) Analytics
3 14 (17.72%) B2B
4 12 (15.19%) Pay per click
5 9 (11.39%) SEO
6 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.13%) Project Management
7 7 (8.86%) Data Management
7 7 (8.86%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (8.86%) Web Analytics
8 6 (7.59%) Benchmarking
9 3 (3.80%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) Creative Marketing
9 3 (3.80%) Marketing Strategy
10 2 (2.53%) Coaching
10 2 (2.53%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (1.27%) Online Marketing
11 1 (1.27%) Time Management
11 1 (1.27%) Business Development
11 1 (1.27%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
1 7 (8.86%) VBA
2 6 (7.59%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 44 (55.70%) Twitter
2 38 (48.10%) Facebook
3 13 (16.46%) Google
4 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.86%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Sony
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